Thursday, March 24, 2016

Day 14

Today was a good day. 

I knew from the get-go that Ma and I were going to a doctor's appointment and then shopping afterwards for engagement outfits (woohoo!!!)

For breakfast, I had a banana, 2 pieces of bacon, and a handful of salted cashews. In my Communication and Gender class, we talked about the gendered education system we have in place. 

Think about it: many young boys have trouble in school because they are told to sit down and be quiet/don't move. What child (especially boys) doesn't have energy that needs to be released in those younger grades? Or, many women and minorities find it difficult to imagine themselves in places of power, science teachers, administrative, etc. because there are no images or examples in the textbooks we read. Our textbooks are full of men and the accomplishments they have made. My professor said she read in a history book, "...the pioneers took their wives and cattle with them". Is that to say the women weren't pioneers as well? Just something interesting to think about. 

Anyways, after the doctor's appointment, Ma and I went to Chipotle for lunch and then Francescas for a heck of a good time. I hadn't spent much time with just Ma recently and it was so good to be with her, especially in regards to such an exciting day of my life. 

I know, I know, physical appearance isn't everything, but it's been a real struggle to "feel" pretty lately, especially with my hair. I've been trying to grow my bangs out and I realized I miss them almost as much as I miss donuts. The goal was to find a few outfits that would help my self-esteem, so I could whole heartedly focus on Levi during our pictures. I have to say, I found some pretty DANG good dresses.

For dinner, Ma made some guac and I had plantain chips and salted cashews. It was pretty chill. Then, I passed out on the couch.

This whole day I had runny poops and my stomach hurt. At Chipotle, I had a salad with double barbacoa and mild salsa. I ate almost the whole thing and I wasn't full. Still have no idea what's wrong with my body. I messaged my old Paleo personal trainer and she said my system might still be fixing itself. BLAH. Oh well, 16 days to go.

How I Felt That Day: 


  1. You might hold off on the cashews/meat and add more starch and veggies? just a said you talked to some people- hope you see some results soon! Love you and I'm so frickin' proud of you!!

  2. Keep up the awesome work dear! You are getting so close to the end! I look back on this day now, and I'm happy to see you are doing better as of today. You have been trying your best, eating right, and finding new ways to improve yourself! So awesome possum! Love you!